looter looter  /ˈlu tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

Usage(s):

  1. Ali says he bought it from a looter.
  2. Granted, my rifle was old, rusty and useless if a looter got too close, but from a distance I appeared lethal.
  3. April 11, 2003 A looter enjoys the comfort of a sofa taken from the presidential palace.

News

  1. 2 Found Dead in Colo. Wildfire Area

    Firefighters stop Colo. wildfire from growing overnight; looter patrols help stop flare-ups        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Tornado Looters, Scams Plague OK Victims

    A trio of tornado looters have sparked mass outrage in the state, after police say the men — from states as far away as New York and Virginia — were discovered sifting through Oklahoma’s devastated ruins to salvage and sell valuable raw materials. The suspected tornado looters were named and shamed in the press, and [...] Tornado Looters, Scams Plague OK Victims is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Tornado Looters Coming From Hundreds Of Miles Away To Prey On Devastated Families

    Tornado looters have descended on Moore, Oklahoma, from as far away as New York to steal valuables from victims of last month’s devastating tornado. Authorities say they have reports of tornado looters stealing copper wire, scrap metal, and valuables from homes destroyed in the May 20 tornado. These looters have been found along the path [...] Tornado Looters Coming From Hundreds Of Miles Away ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "The boy is struggling," Breslin said. "Out of the goodness of my heart, I hold up the back end of the table. I took four steps, and the thought occurs to me: I'm a looter. I told the kid, `Sorry, you'll have to do it yourself.'"
    on Jul 14, 2007 By: Jimmy Breslin Source: Washington Post

  2. "Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil," said Ayn. "That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter. "
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Ayn Rand Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  3. "We'll be looking hard at any vehicle traveling with a no looter tolerance mentality," Broussard said. "People who drive tomorrow night beyond sunset will not be driving in Andy Griffith's Mayberry.
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Aaron Broussard Source: WWL

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